Huawei Mate 20 vs Huawei P20 Pro

Huawei Mate 20
Huawei P20 Pro


Huawei Mate 20Huawei P20 Pro
Width77.2 mm73.9 mm
Height158.2 mm155 mm
Weight188 g180 g
Thickness8.3 mm7.8 mm
Volume101.37 cm³89.35 cm³


Huawei Mate 20Huawei P20 Pro
Resolution1080 x 2224 px1080 x 2240 px
Density381 ppi408 ppi
Size6.53 inches6.1 inches


Huawei Mate 20Huawei P20 Pro
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Removable batteryNoNo
Wireless chargingNoNo
Fast chargingYesYes
Ultra power saving modeYesYes

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Huawei Mate 20Huawei P20 Pro
Maximum storage128 GB128 GB
CPU frequency2.6 GHz2.4 GHz
Number of processor cores88
External memory slotYesNo
RAM capacity6 GB6 GB
5G supportNoNo
LTE supportYesYes


Huawei Mate 20Huawei P20 Pro
Front camera resolution24 MP24 MP
Main camera resolution16 MP40 MP
Multi lensYesYes
Optical zoomYesYes
Optical stabilizationYesYes
Slow motion videoYesYes
Main camera video resolution2160 px2160 px


Huawei Mate 20Huawei P20 Pro
Stereo speakersYesYes
3.5mm jack socketYesNo
Number of microphones22

Huawei Mate 20 vs Huawei P20 Pro Comparison

Huawei Mate 20 vs Huawei P20 Pro: made for different users

The Huawei Mate 20 and the Huawei P20 Pro are two great smartphones, but there are some key differences between them. The Mate 20 is slightly newer, but only by a few months as it was released in October 2018, in comparison to the launch of the P20 Pro that was released in March 2018.

Both phones excel in different areas

When it comes to camera quality, both devices have a rear triple camera system, but the P20 Pro has far superior specs to the Mate 20 with 40 MP, 8 MP, and 20 MP cameras. Whereas the Mate 20 only has 12 MP, 8 MP, and 16 MPs. Resolution wise, they are both pretty indifferent, but to be technically true, the Mate 20 has a slightly higher resolution of 1080 x 2244 px compared to the P20 Pro's 1080 x 2240 px. In terms of battery life, both phones have a 4000 mAh battery capacity which should last for around 10 hours when web browsing or streaming video. The display size differs between these two devices; the Mate 20 has a 6.53 inch display while the P20 Pro has a 6.1 inch display. Both phones have contrasting colors to each other with the Mate 20 offered in either black, blue, green and pink; whereas the P20 Pro only comes in just black or gold! In terms of storage capacity, both phones offer 128 GB but only the P20 Pro offers an additional 256 GB option too! In terms of chipset and processor speed they are very similar; both feature 8 CPU cores respectively so you won't notice much difference here either way! Both run on Android 9 Pie operating system so you can expect smooth performance from either device! Finally when it comes to design they look quite similar but again there are some subtle differences such as weight (the Mate 20 is 188 g while the P20 Pro is 180 g) and screen size (the former being larger).

Verdict: P20 Pro for the photographers, Mate 20 for the content streamers 

Overall if you're looking for something more recent then go for the Huawei Mate 20 - otherwise if you want something that excels in photography then go for the Huawei P20 Pro! Plus don't forget that buying refurbished products helps reduce our environmental impact - save up to 70% instead of buying brand new, only at Back Market all year long!

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